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Simple present tense present progressive Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Verb TensesHow to distinguish different verb tenses
  • 2. IMPORTANCE FORCORRECT VERB TENSES• Clear and easy to understand• Consistency• To express the event with proper verb tenses
  • 3. HOW TO FIND THE VERB?• Underline the possible verbs that show or imply some action.• Change the time of the sentence and find the word that changes.• *Some verbs may contain two words “ex: I am going to school.” (from Judy’s grammar package)
  • 4. OVERVIEWB.Simple Present tenseB. Present Progressive tenses
  • 5. NOWPAST FUTURE
  • 6. 1.ASSIGNMENTS THAT MAY USE PRESENT TENSES• The assignment that talks about “who I am.”• The assignment that compares the new grading system with the old one (writing about the new system).• The assignment that introduces ourselves.
  • 7. (1A)SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE
  • 8. MEANING• Activities or events that occurring in the present.• Summarizing pieces of writing, films, plays.• Stating ongoing opinions, beliefs, habits, and facts.• Ex: I ride a bike to school everyday.• (from Judy’s grammar package)
  • 9. Verbs in the simple present tense• Singular: • Plural:• Writes • Write• Studies • Study• walks • Walk
  • 10. (1B)PRESENTPROGRESSIVE TENSE
  • 11. MEANING• One thing happened in the past, and is in progress at the present time, and probably will continue.• Ex: I am washing the dishes.
  • 12. Examples for verbs in thepresent progressive sentences am walking is + doing are staying (verb + ing)
  • 13. CITATION• The sources are from Betty Schrampfer Azar’s chartbook.
  • 14. SPECIAL THANKS EVERYONE!!